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into afternoons. i'll have the accu-weather forecast coming up shortly. >> later tonight, death, taxes. well, pardon me, holiday shoppers last minute frenzy at supermarket chaotic because of a power shortage. >> then, that story on death ask taxes what you can do to avoid turning over half of your childrens inheritance to the government. >> here tonight abc 7 news obtains footage from a deep sea expedition to protect >>> the port of oakland was a zoo today, truckers and shippers trying to catch up on the backlog. explains that back up lasted most of the day. big rig gridlock with thousands of truckers waiting to pick up or drop off what they could not yesterday because of the fdiu strike. >> how did yesterday's strike affect you? >> bad, really bad. you know?>s long lines and port there. they were closed and yeah. you know? we need to work to make money for living you know? >> the union representing 200 maintenance workers blocked entrarnss yesterday effectively shutting it down. he says he was stuck in traffic just getting off the freeway for a half hour this morning taking a hit with yeste
different. than most of those in the past. sales tax, since september 15th of the year, many retailers have been charging sales tax on internet purchases sold to those who live in california that. is when our stubp' law went into affect requiring them to start charging sales tax. >> if a retailer doesn't pay tax, then they have advantage over guys trying to make a living in the state of california. >> not all merchants are collecting the tax on the smaller companies saying federal law exerp yefrts them. citizens required to pay at the time of purchase or to keep track of how much money spent online, then pay a use tax on state income tax form. it's highly unlikely to do that if you buy a big screen tv they're going to be looking out for you. >> thank you. >> sure. >> we're expecting some major changes in weather. >> yes. >> sandhya patel is here to tell whaus is in store. >> we're looking at strong winds, heavy rain. this is a live look out towards the bay we do have high clouds moving through. we have fog west. it will be dense again. there is a beautiful view of the moon over lake tahoe.
. >>> but also this half hour, higher taxes on the table as the country edges closer to that fiscal cliff at the end of the year. some republican lawmakers are rethinking their promise not to raise the taxes. >>> and then here's a tax problem worth having, the tax bill on a record $425 million powerball jackpot that's up for grabs wednesday night. people across the country are dreaming. >> and we all know the chances are beyond slim. i think, the money you are putting down is for the fantasy. just that moment, you go, "man if i won this, wouldn't that be great." you're buying that moment of escape. not buying a real shot. >> you're very familiar with fantasizing, right? >> oh, yeah. >> money. winning. >> helps you get through the day. >>> and later they're back. 'tis the season for my favorite family, the griswolds, what got them together for 30 seconds after 23 years. can't believe it's been that long. details on what they're doing coming up in "the skinny." if you do not like national lampoon's "christmas vacation." you have no soul. funniest holiday movie ever. love the griswolds. >> c
over raising taxes? a decade's long pledge? >> now you see a little wiggle room. everyone, came out strong. now getting done to nitty-gritty of compromise here. perhaps backtracking here. get something done. look for language difference between tax rates and tax revenue as the debate moves forward there. >>> also this morning, the promises made to students by private for-profit colleges. did recruiters know and bend the truth about the job market to lure students to sign up for classes? a lot of reporting in recent years about what is going on with for-profit colleges. some of it kind of scary. we'll delve into that. >> we'll hear more in the next half hour. >>> later, the legendary rolling stones begin their concert tour, celebrating 50-year search for rock 'n' roll satisfaction. the first of five concerts. >> i could watch mick jagger dance all day. i think that's poetry in motion when mick gets on the stage and he's prancing around there. you can't beat that. that's americana at its best. >> better moves. rob nelson? mick jagger? >> no one's in mick's league. >>> but first, retai
if there is no tax deal by the end of the year, members have until january to work out an agreement with the president on what to do cuts. the white house says if taxes expire the u.s. could be sent back into a recession suggesting concerns -- americans could cut back on holiday spending in next no mo as well. this news sent stocks dropping. the reason it's not completed, democrats want to eliminate tax cuts for americans earning 250,000 tsdzs a year, republicans are against it. >> the world changed. >> i will violate the pledge for the gft country. only if democrats will do entitlement reform. >> there are no new meetings society up to the cut. >> billionaire warren buffet÷e g is again calling for higher taxes on the ultrarich and urging congress to compromise. he is urging support for a tax ñ million and $30 million and mocks idea investors would pull back if capitol gains taxes increase saying he's never seen that happen. any tax increase would be expensive for buffet. ed to be the world's third richest man. >> if early returns are an indication, online research firm says sales
, everyone. with drastic spending cuts and tax increases looming in just over a month, republican lawmakers appear ready to deal. >> long-time tax breaks, like the mortgage interest deduction, could be on the chopping block. abc's tahman bradley is live in washington with more on the intense negotiations that are now under way. good morning, tahman. >> reporter: good morning, rob and bapaula. some republican lawmakers are signaling a willingness to cut a deal with president obama. but doing so, it would require republicans to break a long-standing gop pledge. some republican lawmakers say they're now willing to defy party politics and cut a deal on taxes. if congress doesn't act, $650 million of spending and tax increases will take place on january 1st. but there's fresh hope in washington that republicans and democrats can strike a deal. >> the world has changed. >> reporter: the biggest obstacle is a pledge of no tax increases of virtually any kind that every republican has signed. but with fiscal calamity on the horizon, some gop lawmakers have changed their tune. >> i will violate the p
. top priority, a deal to block those automatic spending cuts and tax increases now set for january 1st, and some smart money is starting to bet that the president and congress will find a way to avoid that fiscal cliff. stocks up this week in anticipation of a deal with the dow clocking five straight of gains. and black friday consumer spending was down as well. now let's bring in t number one senator dick durbin and top republican lindsey graham. senator, welcome in. senator, let me begin with you. you see those markets going up in anticipation of a deal, are they right to be optimistic? >> they should be optimistic because we can solve this problem. unfortunately, for the last ten days with the house and congress gone for the thanksgiving recess, much progress hasn't been made, but tomorrow there's no excuse. we're back in down. george, we're back to basic. the house of representatives have a bipartisan bill passed by senate that will spare 98% of taxpayers from income tax raises. and 97% of businesses. it's a bipartisanship bill that the house should pass to make sure that we go for
giant number on the horizon. the one facing washington. the cuts that will kick in and the taxes that will go up if they don't come up with a deal to avoid a fiscal cliff at the end of the year. and tonight, what could be a turning point. some republicans saying they are now willing to break that pledge of no new taxes. david kerley at the white house tonight. >> reporter: with some shopping done, president obama may be getting a gift from some republicans, republicans who signed a pledge never to raise taxes. this morning on abc news, a leading senator. >> i will violate the pledge. long shory short, for the good of the country if democrats will do entitlement reform. >> reporter: and pete chambliss says he will not abide by the pledge. support from a vocal house member too. >> i agree. a pledge you signed 20 years ago, 18 years ago is for that congress. the world has changed and the economic system is different. >> reporter: they are talking about that man's pledge, americans for tax reform president grover norquist who has hundreds of republicans signed. >> do you feel you are
. the countdown on, 36 days until the nation goes over that fiscal cliff. a tax hike for everyone on new year's day unless lawmakers end their long gridlock, and today we did see a sign the paralysis may be ending. a republican mutiny against a man who had convinced them to take a pledge. abc's jonathan karl on the big picture from washington tonight. >> reporter: it's been an article of republican faith for decades, no tax increases of any kind, period. behind it all, this man, grover norquist, considered one of the most powerful men in washington. since he worked for ronald reagan in the 1980s, he's gotten virtually every elected republican to sign a pledge promising no tax increases. >> a taxpayer-friendly congress. >> reporter: they sign it to help get elected and don't violate it for fear of getting hammered for breaking their word. now how many of these things have been signed? >> pledges? >> reporter: yes. >> thousands over the years. >> reporter: he keeps them all on file. here's john boehner's pledge signed 20 years ago. if somebody signed this 10 years ago or 18 years ago, 20 years
of appropriate tax into the city. creating 2000 jobs in the community. >> a group is fighting the development. buckly and wendy stone live add board their cruiser 20 years. they don't know where they're going. >> i'm on a fixed income. i can't afford to put a first and last down someplace. >> buckly has no hard feelings against her saying she helped him when he had cancer and worry about the berth rental when sick. >> she brought me food, we're friends. >> he says the fight is to private ties the outer harbor which they're leasing from the state. it's now open to the public, anyone can rent a berth there. the new project will limit to residents of the complex. >> the state says only so long used as a commercial harbor and marina. >> the planning marina approved the project. the tennent group filed an appeal. the redwood city council will hear appeal on january 28 but may be too late for tenants because they've been told to move out by january 15th. two weeks before the hearing. vic lee abc 7 news. >> black friday shopping is rolling along in the bay area tonight. no sign of alt indications, i
to the other battle brewing tonight, the clock is still ticking on the fiscal cliff. 35 days, taxes including on the middle class, will rise in america unless congress reaches a deal. abc senior white house correspondent jake tapper tells us the latest on this duel that would affect every single american family. >> reporter: the manufacturers of these angry birds building sets in pennsylvania will later this week be visited by president obama as he makes his case for raising tax rates on wealthier americans as part of a larger deal with congress. and while the president is not trying to provoke anger necessarily, he is trying to drum up passions for his proposal. meeting with small business owners today such as texas crop duster manufacturer, david ikert. >> there was a lot of talk in the room about certainty. small business wants certainty so they can plan, strategically look at how we move forward. >> reporter: and releasing these showing them pleading for their tax cuts to be extended. >> if you take away the $2,200 from my paycheck, it would severely impact my family. >> reporter: while t
before taxes. >>> the looming fiscal cliff is one reason you may want to take that lump sum. if no deal is reached, and taxes go up, most financial advisers say that could cost the winner millions. >>> and with that fiscal cliff ahead, president obama is mounting a full-court press, making his case for higher taxes on wealthier americans, even as critics accuse him of being back in campaign mode. he'll meet today with mittle-class meshes who taxes will go up if there's no deal by the end of the year. and he talked to high-powered ceos about cutting the nation's deficit. >>> susan rice, who is the front-runner to be the next secretary of state, is back to capitol hill for more meetings with some of her harshest critics. the topic this time, her comments after the attack on the consulate in libya on september 11th. tahman bradley has the latest from washington. >> reporter: u.n. ambassador susan rice faces more tough diplomacy on capitol hill. rice is the leading candidate for secretary of state in president obama's second term. but prominent gop lawmakers are trying to stop her from gett
today about the prospects of reach ago deal to avoid the sear of tax increases and spending cuts. democrats and the president wants to raise tax rates for the wealthy, republicans don't. there are more now breaking with grover nord qwest had gotten a majority of republican lawmakers to not support any effort to raise taxes. this morning, senator lindsey graham said that for the good of the country he is ready to violate the antitax pledge. >> i think grover is wrong when you can't cap deductions and buy down debt. i want to buy down debt and create jobs but i will violate the pledge, long story short, for the good of the country only if democrats will do entitlement reform. >> it's not clear when lawmakers and the president will meet next. >> fans of comediancast william are suing him after a performance in oklahoma. >> we now know what is behind a gas explosion in massachusetts. >> the items you'll most likely see the biggest discounts on cyber monday. >> leigh: ifit's a dry weekend. get ready for a stormy week ahead. we'll check in with the live doppler 7hd and look at my [ mal
on capitol hill trying to avoid the fiscal cliff. the biggest obstacle to a deal is a pledge of no tax increases of any kind that virtually every elected republican has signed. grover norquist is behind that pledge considered one of the most powerful men in washington and has convinced thousands of republicans to sign the pledge. with fiscal calamity on the horizon some gop lawmakers are changing their tune. >> i will violate the pledge, long story short, for the good of the country. >> president has made clear, he will not sign a bill that extents the bush era tax cuts for those making more than $250,000. >> some republicans open to breaking the say they will do it by closing tax loopholes they say entitlement reform has to be part of the discussion. both sides are counting on negotiators to find common ground. >>> if you have a lot of holiday errands you may want to get it done today before the storm gates open. >>> we have three systems that are headed our way over the next several days. first tomorrow morning doppler showing all the cloud cover this morning. we are looking dry, we
everyone's taxes go up. both sides set to meet with business leaders this week. the company will take his campaign on the road, too, as more republicans appear willing to bend on their no new taxes pledge. jon karl is in washington. even though the president has been calling congressional leaders, they haven't made enough progress for another face-to-face negotiation. >> reporter: there's no face-to-face meeting even scheduled now between the president and congressional leaders. but i can tell you that high-level talks with staff are intensifying, with time running out. and republicans are expressing a newfound willingness to compromise on that long-standing republican pledge never to raise taxes. >> the pledge was designed -- >> reporter: meet the anti-tax enforcer. the man behind the pledge. grover norquist. >> republicans who vote for a tax increase are rat heads in a coke bottle. they damage the brand for everyone else. >> reporter: ronald reagan was part of the first pledge. and no republican has been elected without signing that no tax increase pledge. how many of these things have
to avoid the fiscal cliff. automatic tax hike and spending cuts for all americans unless congress and the president can reach compromise. biggest obstacle of no tax increases of any kind signed by most republicans. grover norquist is behind that pledge and has convinced thousands of republicans to sign in exchange for helping them get reelected. with fiscal calamity on the horizon some gop lawmakers are changing their tune. >> i will violate the pledge, long story short, for the good of the country. >> president has made clear he will not sign a bill that extends the bush era tax cuts for those making more than $250,000. >> some republicans open to breaking the say they will did it by closing tax loopholes they say entitlement reform has to be part of the discussion. >>> general motors has its eye on california to lunch a new electric car model. -- to launch a new electric car model. >>> an all-electric version of the chevy spark next summer starting in california and oregon nor less than $25 thaw -- $25,000, after a tax credit. if you are looking for the new wii-u. nintendo scram
, the president met with middle class americans raising concerns about taxes going up at the end of the year. both republicans and democrats agree that had no one wants the country to go over the so called fiscal cliff. but what are they doing about it? >> at the top of the wish list, a deal to a voice sending the economy over the fiscal cliff. >> my hope is to get this done before christmas. >> today, the president joined by middle income earners reaching out to the administration about keeping taxes low. >> if congress does nothing, every family in america will see their taxes go up at the beginning of next year. >> the white house is urging americans to use social media to push congress to act. keying in on $2000 tax increase going into affect next year for the average family of four. >> what is that again? my two? k. tweet use, my 2 k or e mail. post it on member of congress's facebook wall. do what it takes to communicate a sense of urgency. >> they may not agree on details but house speaker john boehner and house minority leader agree on one thing. failure is not on the table. >> going over
today. why it was a good day for giants fans.. >> battle for holiday dollars. how a new tax on internet purchases changed a playing field. >> cutting the cord when it comes to music, taking a look at wireless speakers and impact on audio quality. >> looking at the skyway, head together east bay, left to right, just fine. better than you'd expect on a weekday. it's a holiday for many people. but congested on the ride side of the screen stay with us, abc news at 4:00 continues in online retailers collect tax only in states in which they have a physical presence. now, amazon is building two giant warehouses including this one near los angeles a million square feet, for the old fashioned retailers it's another reason to worry. >> why? because amazon goal to get items to customers faster, and to be able to offer same day delivery that. is right you can avoid stores and have a package delivered in a matter of hours. a win for consumers but tough for local retailers. >> if amazon creates distribution centers, that take as way from one advantage we see retailers have left to compete against ama
that republicans may be willing to deal on the most controversial issue. tax autos i'm willing to generate revenue. >> for many, doing just that would mean breaking a pledge to not raise taxes and taking political risks that come with it. >> world changed. >> the no neweh9hn taxes pledges the brain child of grover norquist. >> the pledge allows elected officials to make it clear openly to the voters where they stand. >> here in washington he carries weight as evidenced by lawmaker xgh signed the pledge over the years. norquist told abc news this isn't about him and lawmaker autos don't tell me bit. they need tochl plain to voters.twrht >> there is still a catch. >> i will violate the pledge for the good of the country only if democrats will do reform. >> the white house indicated everything is part of the discussion. >> abc news, washington. >> stocks gave back a little of last weeks gain was traders concerned with about the fiscal cliff. dow jones gave back 42 points to finish at 12,967. the s and p 500 off nearly three. >> jipgss planned a real yeel against a recent power grab by president mors
the money and run. whatever happens with the fiscal cliff taxes on the very >>> good morning. winds gusting in excess of 30 miles an hour at our coast, wind advisory throughout the entire bay area -- [ inaudible ] wind warning at our coast we could see winds there in excess of 60 miles an hour through 11:00 this morning. >>> we'll continue to keep an eye on those winds. residents on the peninsula will be keeping an eye on a slipping hill slide where a mudslide happened earlier this month. a water main break caused this mess along several streets in daly city november 13th crews have been going around the clock to shore up parts of that hill to keep debris from flowing into the neighborhood daly city has spent almost half a million dollars to repair the damage. >>> in iraq residents of a baghdad neighborhood are cleaning up following a car bombing the blast killed five on a day when insurgents launched taxes against security forces and civilians in central and northern iraq yesterday, 30 were killed, dozens wounded. >>> in egypt several hundred protesters continue to clash with police in cai
lawmakers now say they'd be willing to break a no tax pledge to avoid the fiscal cliff. georgia senator saxby chambliss was among those on the sunday talk shows who said he'd be willing to reconsider raising taxes if democrats will cut spending. >> i will violate the pledge, long story short, for the good of the country only if the democrats agree to reform. >> the pledge signed 18 years ago is for that congress. the world has changed and the economic situation is different. >> now, congressional staffers met over the holiday weekend. and leaders intend to meet with the president this week. there are predictions it could be wrapped up before christmas. >> i like that optimism. >>> well, president obama is expected to announce this week a major reshuffling of his cabinet. u.n. ambassador susan rice will likely be the president's nominee to replace hillary clinton as secretary of state. on top of that, massachusetts senator john kerry is said to be the leading candidate to replace leon panetta at secretary of defense. >>> and we're also expected to learn this week whether the supreme cour
and the president are no closer to a deal to avoid masigs, tax increases in spending cuts that so called fiscal cliff. the senate top rbi republican says the president is back on the trail instead of sitting down with lawmakers to negotiate a settlement. the president met with small business owners to built support for the aproich. tomorrow, meeting with middle class families. the president wants higher taxes for the wealthy. and un ambassador susan rice went to capitol hill to meet with republican senators. she's high on the list to secretary of state. she's been under fire from senate republicans over the attac killed four americans, including u.s. ambassador chris stevens. today's meeting did not go well. >> we're doubled by many of the answers that we got. i'm more disturbed now than before. >> the republican senators stopped short of saying they'd block the nomination. they say they need more information and have more questions about the incident in benghazi. >> we're coming up on december to 1. that is the day mayans said the world would end. one scientist has been answering countless let
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fiscal cliff could hurt consumer confidence they say the threat of sudden increase in tax for middle class could put the brakes on holiday shopping. news has had an impact on stocks today with target, macy's and other retailers falling, dow down 64 points. >>> still much more ahead, another factory fire in bangladesh days after a deadly blaze at a company that makes clothes for big name retailers here. >> the elect was weeks ago some campaign something heating up again state senator from the bay area wan >>> there's been a second fire at a clothing fire in bangladesh, two days after another fire killed more than 100 workers. this is new video of the latest fire. the fire department believes everyone did get out safely. thousands took to the streets today demanding justice. officials say that building had no emergency exits when the fire broke out, workers above were trapped. the factory made products for wal-mart and other companies in the u.s. and europe. the bangladesh government has declared tomorrow a national day of mourning. >>> happening now, egypt's president standing by his
. i'm bill weir. it has been said that a lottery is really just a tax for people who are bad at math. but when the jackpot hits half a billion dollars, even mr. spock might let go of the logic to go buy a $2 fantasy. yes, the odds are 1 in 175 million, and yes, this powerball payday has rolled over 16 time without hitting all the numbers. but across much of the nation and all of tomorrow, all that will be pushed aside. drowned out by the inner mantra, somebody has to win and it might as well be me. here's rhinoens. . >> reporter: everyone who lines one cash in their hands and dreams in their heads seems to have a strategy. >> just one. >> reporter: by definition, just about everyone's strategy fails. is there any formula, any mathematical anything that can give you an edge over the person in front of you in line? >> no, don't put that on camera. >> there you go and good luck. >> thank you. >> reporter: to find out we went back to school tonight to southern methodist university to professor scott norris' math class. he went to harvard. >> the number of possible combinations is given b
. >>> this week congress returns to take on the pending fiscal cliff. year-end deadline where higher taxes and deep cuts kick in if a compromise haven't been reached. the stock markets have been betting early among congress will reach an early compromise, showing gains in this week's session. but republicans and democrats sound as far apart as ever on reaching a solution. >> the house of representatives has a bipartisan bill passed by the senate that will spare 898% of taxpayers across america from any income tax bases and 98% of businesses. it's a bipartisan bill the house should pass. >> it's fair to ask my party to put revenue on the table below historic packages. i will cap deductions. if you cap deductions around the 30, $40,000 range you can raise $1 trillion in revenue and the people who lose deductions are the upper income americans. to do this i just don't want to promise spending cuts, i want entitlement reforms. >> senator graham said the senate version will cutback the military to dangerously low levels. >>> new this morning the u.s. supreme court justices will go behind closed
-qaeda affiliates. >>> lawmakers trying to avoid the fiscal cliff, automatic tax hike for all americans, unless congress and the president can compromise. biggest obstacle is a pledge of no tax increases of any kind signed by most republicans. grover norquist is behind the pledge and has convinced thousands of republicans to sign the pledge in exchange for helping them get reelected. some republicans open to breaking the pledge say they will do it by closing loopholes but say entitlement reform must be part of the discussion. >>> do you think you are paying -- >>> good morning. home prices continue to climb nationwide up 3% in september compared to a year ago. in the san francisco area it was 7 1/2% compared to a year ago. meantime, watch for your landlord to jack up rent. recents are up 4.1% this year, watch for rents to go up 4.6% next year and 4.7 the year after. zillow buying hot pads for 16 million dollars, has 19 employees will stay in san francisco, zillow says the move will help it increase the number of leads it sends to landlords. watching ebay today, shares slightly lower stock hit a
. >> okay. before taxes, after all. steve, thanks very much. >> the lottery balls are so loud. he's like in a wind tunnel talking like that. what are you guys going to do with the money? >> share it with you. >> split it. >> thank you. oh, that's so nice. thank you. i'm not sharing it with you. >> wow. >> just kidding. of course, i am. all right. i'll definitely share it with sam. >> thanks, thanks. >>> now to the battle brewing over who will be the nerks secretary of state. no final decision from president obama. the front-runner is susan rice, the u.n. ambassador. and she ran into a buzzsaw yesterday on capitol hill, when she met with republican senators critical of her nomination. take a look. >> the concerns i have today are greater than they were before. and we're not even close to getting the basic answers. >> i want to say that i'm more troubled today. >> we are significantly troubled by many of the answers. >> abc's jonathan karl is covering all this from washington. jon, on sunday, it looked like some of the senators, graham and mccain, had softened their opposition. but not aft
before december 31st or everybody's taxes go up, and the spending cuts kick in. but the president has had his first meeting with the top congressional leaders. there's a fair amount of optimism that something will get done before the end of the year. not necessarily the whole big deal but maybe a down payment on deficit reduction combined with a commitment to hit the big numbers before the end of next year. >> in addition to the fiscal cliff, there's some big vak kis coming up in the president's cabinet, as well. we have the state department, we have treasury. those two we expected, even the cia now, the general petraeus scandal, three vacancies. >> three big ones at least and there's likely to be more shuffling. of course, the big controversy right now over who is going to replace hillary clinton at the state department. the president has signaled is favorite to be ambassador susan rice and faced opposition in the senate and house. this week, 97 house republicans signed a letter telling the president don't appoint susan rice. she came out this week and defended herself and the president
to afford to pay off a guy like that? but that money is not going to come out of taxes or fees a check will be written by boosters. that is the way it's done in big time programs. here is the athletic director sandy barber. >> jeff has been a class act through every bit of this. and certainly it's:gz- disappointing. he wanted to continue to lead cal football. and made that very clear. >> he will leave a legacy because memorial stadium never would have been renovated, that $3231 million job never would have happened with out tedford and his success. who takes over now? that is the question, we'll have a live report at 5:00 and 6:00. >> it's sad so-to-see him go. >> he's a goodman. >> still ahead, new information on the o.j. simpson case, who has come forward to say he killed the ex-wife, and friend. >> and bad news for hewlett-packard why the company says it was the victim of a multi billion dollar fraud. >> plus a thanksgiving tradition in the east bay today, but why this deal >> at 4:so checking traffic downtown skyway. andnífñ it's usual bumper to bumper crawl heading left to right
. no tax dollars involved. an 11 years taking the golden bears from a 1-10 team to a top 20 contender. they couldn't resurrect cal one more final. struggling on and off the field and a 48% graduation rate did not help. the athletic director said change was necessary. >> as i said before, i have the obligation to do what is right for cal. it is a matter did i believe that we can turn around some of these worrisome trends? >> reporters could not wait to grill 49ers coach jim harbaugh on his quarterback situation today. the only problem was that harbaugh canceled his session with the press. he was at the doctor's office for a checkup following the procedure on his heart last week. but tomorrow the question will be asked repeatedly and most likely avoided repeatedly by harbaugh. he was sensational against the bears and raising the question, should he replace alex smith as the starting quarterback against new orleans? vernon davis has been in alex smith's corner for years, but even he admits he saw the future last night. >> it is one of those balls you see tom brady throw. the second windo
adding fees and taxes, those deals are much cheaper here than back home in canada. >>> the u.s. postal service is hoping to avoid its red ink by testing out same-day package delivery. the program is aimed to online shoppers who are willing to pay a flat fee of about $10. it's going to start next month in san francisco. and if it's successful, it will expand to other major cities next year. >>> your mail carrier also won't be delivering as many of those catalogs this holiday season. companies that used to sound out mountains of catalogs are being stung by higher postage costs and the weak economy. a third fewer catalogs are being mailed out compared to just four years ago. but still, about 12 billion a year will be going out. >> less junk mail could be a good thing, actually. >>> as shoppers head out this weekend, we're learning the mannequins you see may not be your average dummy. some mannequins, in fact, will be watching you. that's because they're equipped with a tiny camera that's embedded in their eye. they can actually collect information about shoppers' habits. but also, scope o
on now traffic bagging past the west grand over -- backing past the west grand overcrossing, fact tax getting by nicely, suggestish upper deck, very foggy, fog -- advisory for all bay area bridges, bumper-to-bumper out of tracy towards altamont. out of antioch very slow towards pittsburg and concord typical for this time of morning. leaving santa rosa 101 southbound a grind to novato, 80 east shore freeway, there's 680 to the 580 corridor. our waze app is free you can see your commute through san pablo and el cerrito, very slow, fog is a factor all morning, take extra care download this app free. >>> the fog can make the commute difficult. amy hollyfield joins us live from the bay bridge toll where the conditions there now look pretty foggy. >> reporter: it is thick. take a look at what the cars are going through behind me. you can see their tail lights, pretty thick and tough to see, far in front of you the kind of fog if you close your eyes and spun around a couple of times and opened your eyes you wouldn't figure out which direction you were facing, you can see far here's video we
his case for raising taxes on wealthier americans. >> republicans say, get off the campaign stump and get in the negotiating room and get this thing done. so it's getting interesting. >>> imagine getting hit with unpaid parking tickets that totaled $100,000. well, a woman, her ex-boyfriend, and the battle over a car that sat for three years accumulating the fines. wow! >> chicago strong. that's how they roll there. >>> later, the secrets you can learn about your health by looking in the moore rohr. there could even be clues hidden in your earlobes. mirror, mirror on the wall. >> is it really? >> who has the creepiest ears of them all? >> little waxy. >>> first did you hear that? no. it's either the clock ticking, the powerball ticket printing or the cash registers ringing. that's for sure. all of it as we get ready for tonight's enormous powerball lottery. >> like my foley effect there? >> very nice. >> the second largest lottery jackpot ever. it's at least half a billion, and strong ticket sales mean that number could go even higher. when players are lining up in the dusty arizon
that amazon is charging sales tax this is the frs time they're in an online playing field with a major kpoter david louie, abc 7 news. >> check out abc 7 news.com before you start black friday shopping. we've compiled a list of stores that are open thanksgiving day. this is all on our web site. >> san francisco police assessing the damage caused by a burglar. the thief kicked down doors and0]g;ç windows then threw a suitcase loaded with loot out of a second story window on franklin street. an officer hit by broken glass and police did end up arresting the suspect at the scene there. >> family and friends buried a police corporal was honored during a service in fremont today. he died on november 10th. officers shot him after a confrontation taking place in palm springs. he served in afghanistan. his four-year enlistment would have ended in january. >> a san jose man suspected of a violent crime spree could face the death penalty. he faces nine felony counts for a car jacking murder, chase, shooting and four robberies. the murder makes him eligible for the death penalty if prosecutors decide t
.4 million of property tax into the city. 1 million of which will go to the schools. it will create 2,000 jobs in our community building this project out. >> but a tenant's group is fighting the development. this couple has lived aboard their 42-foot cruiser 20 years. they don't any where they are going. >> i'm on a fixed income. i can't afford to put a down payment down someplace. >> he has no hard feelings against the lead. she helped him when he had cancer and told him not to worry about the berth rental when he was sick. >> she used to bring they food and we were friends. >> he said the fight is with the developers who are leasing the outer harbor. that public is open to the public and anyone want rent there. the new project will limit the berth to only residents of the new complex. >> when the state gave the lease it said only for so long as it is used as a harbor and marina. it's really not there is. >> they filed an appeal with the redwood city council. the appeal will be heard on january 28th. by then it may be too late for the tenants because they have been told to move out b
five decades ago. >> it will bring $2.4 million of property tax into the city. $1 million of which will go to the schools. it will create 2,000 jobs in our community building this project out. >> but a tenant's group is fighting the development. buckley and wendy stone have lived aboard their 42-foot cruiser 20 years. they don't any where they are going. >> i'm on a fixed income. i can't afford to put a down payment down someplace. >> he has no hard feelings against the lady. she helped him when he had cancer and told him not to worry about the berth rental when he was sick. >> she used to bring they food and we were friends. >> he said the fight is with the developers who are leasing the outer harbor. that harbor is now open to the public and anyone can rent a berth there but new project will limit the berths to only residents forecast new complex. >> when the state gave the lease they said only so long will it be used as a commercial harbor so it's really not theirs. >> they filed an appeal with the redwood city council. the appeal will be heard on january 28th. by then it may be
than five decades ago. >> it will bring 2.4 million of property tax into the city, million of which will go to our schools. it will create 2,000 jobs. >> but a group is fighting the development. they have lived aboard their cruiser for 20 years. they don't know where they are going. >> i'm on fixed income. i can't afford to put a first and last down on someplace. >> he doesn't have any hard feelings. she helped him when he had cancer and not to worry about the rental when he was sick. >> we were always friends. >> the fight is with the developers plans to privatize the outer harbor which they are leasing from the state. that harbor is open to the public. anyone can rent a berth there. but the new project will limit the berths to residents of the new complex. >> when the state gave the lease they said only for so long for a commercial harbor. >> the planning commission recently approved the project. tenants group filed an a appeal. >> the redwood city council will hear the appeal on january 28. by then it may be too late for the tenants because they have been told to move out by janu
americans believe should be done. the poll finds that 60% of americans believe taxes should be raised on the wealth this however, the poll also found support is largely based along it logical lines, 73% of democrats approve, 63% independents in favor [ unintelligible ] >>> the woman who could be the next secretary of state is feeling the heat on capitol hill. ambassador rice will be back today trying to appease republican leaders. rice met privately with senators mccain, graham and ayott yesterday they say she misled the public. in the days following rice placed blame on an anti-muslim video the administration said it knew the attack was the work of terrorists. >> concerns i have are greater today than they were before. we are not even close to getting the basic answers. >> the focus on some might say, obsession on, comments made on sunday shows, seems to me, and to many, to be misplaced. >> president obama has not yet announced who he will nominate for secretary of state. >>> 6:18 in the bay area time for a look at our weather forecast and heavier rain two hours from moving in, don't
for a lot more. >> and that first record executive company, he can do your taxes. >> he's probably suffering now. >>> now, for a dose of cuteness. the new addition to the st. louis zoo can be seen by visitors. the colomus monkey was born on halloween. and her name is swahili for ghost or shadow. calomus man can is are born with white hair and a pink face. so cute. they become primarily black hair and white around the face by six months. so precious. i love that. >>> if you didn't overindulge on thanksgiving yesterday, i got a little treat for you. i now hold in my hands, an evil chocolate. this is no ordinary chocolate. this guilty pleasure costs a mere $18. >> what? >> why is it so expensive? >> what? >> food legends anthony bourdain and anthony ropar are the masterminds behind it. >> what makes it $18? >> it's made from cakau means that were thought to be extinct. >> what's the difference? >> follow-up-free? >> that's unbelievable. >> just indulge. >> do we like it? >> it's pretty good. >> very good. of course, for 18 bucks, it should be. >>> it's time for a little pop quiz. which legend d
of thousand of jobs and up to $1.1 billion annually in sales tax revenues here because some people get like that grill in may and return it in september. >> how do you return a grill? >> just the point. you know what i mean, they're saying thieves will target high priced items and return them for store credit gift cards and then resell the cards or use gift card trading websites. fraud. they're cracking down. if you return an item they take your photo id and put you in a database. serial returners beware this season. i am going to return underwear after the show. >> underwear, who wants to return underwear. >> that's going to be target's problem. i can't worry about that. wash them, heavily. >> you have heard about, maybe you haven't, beer goggles. >> yeah, ooh. >> there is a new device that google created to try and help you lose weight this thanksgiving. and it is, they are goggles, glasses you put on. it makes, look at this, makes something appear larger than it is. that is an oreo cookie. this doesn't make sense. if it appears larger it will activate your brain. your stomach feels it al
taxes, all the items are still much cheaper here in the u.s. >> welcome to black friday. >>> well, here in the new york area, a lot of people spent thanksgiving still reeling from hurricane sandy. despite the hardships, many storm survivors gathered to express their gratitude for what they still had. namely their lives. volunteers prepared and served meals in some hard-hit areas, and some victims of sandy were treated to prime seats at the macy's parade. nice move. >>> in other news, thousands of holiday travelers in texas did not get where they were going. that is because of this massive pileup. it shut down busy interstate 10 right outside beaumont for most of the day. now two people were killed, dozens injured when more than 100 cars and trucks just slammed into each other in extremely thick fog. drivers who were not hurt, they tried to help emergency crews get to those victims. >> everybody just stopped. no movement. people getting out of their cars. i mean it feels like an evacuation. that's what it feels like. >> man. about 100 people were taken to the hospital. about a dozen were
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